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SA
Feb 2017

SA energy crisis needs EE scheme expansion immediately, 10 Feb 2017

Media Release, Thursday 10 Feb 2017 As the South Australian peak demand energy crisis unfolds and that Government prepares to announce major intervention to deal with the ‘broken National Electricity Market’, more proven energy efficiency policy must be included in the demand side mix. “We encourage the SA Government to…

VIC
Feb 2017

VEET successful plank of Victoria’s new climate change framework, 6 Feb 2017

Media Release, 6 Feb 2017 The Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme is a critical part of that state’s action on climate as detailed in Victoria’s Climate Change Framework released on 29 January 2017. The Framework emphasises a “positive, orderly and just” transition and refers to the strengthening of the…

SA
Dec 2016

SA Govt can help businesses beyond $31m boost, 15 Dec 2016

Media Release, 15 December 2016 The South Australian (SA) Government is to be commended on its launch of a $31 million boost for energy efficiency for large energy users over 160MWh through its Energy Productivity Program (EEP) announced on 13 December 2016, according to the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA). “Energy…

NAT
Dec 2016

2017 Climate Change Review Terms of Reference announced, 5 Dec 2016

Media Release, 5 December 2016 The kick off of the Climate Change Review process today 6 December by Federal Minister for the Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg has been welcomed by the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA).  “We need to ensure that the Review process is robust and provides an ambitious…

NAT
Nov 2016

EECCA new President and Board announced at AGM: membership up 25% - 15 Nov 2016

Media Release, 15 November 2016 Hamish McGovern, Managing Director of Wattly - a leading energy efficiency certificate creator in Australia, yesterday 14 November 2016 was nominated for the role of President of the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Sydney. Hamish takes over…

NAT
Oct 2016

Trailblazers showcased via new EECCA website, 20 Oct 2016

Media Release, 20 October 2016 A national website providing an entry point for the latest information on all market-based energy efficiency schemes operating in Australia was launched today 20 October at www.eecca.org.au by the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA). “The site is a key tool to assist the…

NAT
Aug 2016

COAG Energy Council Meeting to join dots, 18 Aug 2016

Media Release, 18 August 2016 The issue of recent high electricity and gas prices in South Australia provides a critical catalyst for all Australian Governments to join the dots between energy, environment and climate change challenges and opportunities, according to the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA). “South Australia’s energy…

VIC
Jun 2016

VEET contributes to consumption drop, 23 June 2016

Media Release, 23 June 2016, PDF According to analysis released on 23 June by Green Energy Markets (GEM) of electricity consumption in Australia for the period January to May 2016, the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) Scheme easily accounted for 75 per cent of the one per cent drop…

SA
Jun 2016

REES 2015 Annual Report, 20 June 2016

Media Release, 20 June 2016, PDF The South Australian market-based Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) exceeded key targets for 2015 and is set to continue providing benefits to households and the SA economy with expanded activities including business. The Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA) has congratulated the South Australian…

NAT
Dec 2015

Energy efficiency to deliver 1/3 emissions savings for NEP, 7 Dec 2015

Media Release, 7 December 2015, PDF The Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA) welcomes the release of the National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP) on 4 December 2015 by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council to improve energy productivity by 40 percent. Energy efficiency is expected to deliver…

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